Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging
to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).
Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood
infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.
Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever
, swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...
Sep 16, 2016 ... Group A Streptococcus (group A strep) is a type of bacterium that can cause
many different infections that range from minor illnesses to very ...
Oct 24, 2016 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best
known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...
Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin.
The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... The bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is the leading cause
of vaccine-preventable illness and death in the United States, ...
Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species
that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also
known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...